Reeve completes a 2022 summer triathlon. Reeve was assisted by Lt. Col. Cassandra Burns, 88th Medical Group pediatric neurologist, after being diagnosed with a rare case of cerebral folate deficiency at four years old, along with being diagnosed with down syndrome at birth. (Courtesy Photo)

Wright-Patt doctor finds treatment path for mili...

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Jan. 30, 2023

For the Anderson family, protecting their 8-year-old son, Reeve, has proven to be the fight of his lifetime.
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Nurse assists patient.

JBLE Medical Clinics stand up Walk-in Contracept...

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Jan. 26, 2023

The 633d Medical Group and McDonald Army Health Center Women’s Health Clinics now offer walk-in contraceptive...
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When a disaster strikes, blood is needed immediately, there is no time to wait for donations. Donate today, to prepare for tomorrow. Find where you can donate blood through the Armed Services Blood Program. One donation can save up to three lives. (Courtesy Photo by ASBP)

Donated Blood Saves Lives

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Jan. 23, 2023

In recognition of National Blood Donor month in January, the Armed Services Blood ProgramOpens ASBP reminds...
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New Electronic Health Record System Launches for...

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Jan. 20, 2023

The Military Health System’s new electronic health record system, MHS GENESIS, will deploy for more than...
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Aaron Edwards, 51st Fighter Wing public affairs specialist performs preacher curls during a back and bicep workout at the fitness center on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Dec. 30, 2022. Edwards uses weight lifting and physical activity to improve his physique and relieve stress. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Dwane Young)

Department of the Air Force outlines new Body Co...

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Jan. 10, 2023

The Department of the Air Force is establishing new Body Composition Program standards for Airmen and...
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A service member gets a checkup at a military hospital or clinic. Women’s health issues are a top priority for the DOD, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Seileen Mullen told the Army Wife Network podcast on Nov. 30. “Empowerment is autonomy,” she said.

Women's Health Equity is a Real Focus for DOD, M...

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Dec. 28, 2022

Health equality for women in service and women beneficiaries is and will remain a top priority for the...
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Air Force SMART program sustains readiness and c...

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Oct. 27, 2022

The Air Force’s Sustained Medical and Readiness Trained, or SMART, program has become a dynamic training...
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Sept. 24, 2022) – Capt. Sharon House, Naval Hospital Jacksonville director and Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Jacksonville commander, together with the command’s Military Health System (MHS) GENESIS team, prepare to cut the ceremonial ribbon for the new electronic health record system MHS GENESIS on September 24 at the hospital. The ribbon cutting recognized the launch of the new electronic health record at the hospital and its Naval Branch Health Clinics Jacksonville, Key West and Mayport. (U.S. Navy photo by Yan Kennon, Naval Hospital Jacksonville/Released).

MHS GENESIS ‘Goes Live’ at Naval Hospital Jackso...

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Sep. 26, 2022

Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville and Naval Branch Health Clinics (NBHC) Jacksonville, Key West and Mayport...
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July 8, 2021

Ky. Guard Reaches New COVID Milestone with UofL Ending Drive-Thru Testing and Vaccination Site Downtown

The Kentucky National Guard has been working alongside the University of Louisville since March of 2020 in the fight against COVID.

July 6, 2021

Air Force releases cardio and strength fitness assessment alternatives, new online capabilities

The Air Force will provide Airmen five physical fitness assessment alternatives - three for the cardio portion and sit-up components and two for the push-up component of the physical fitness assessment beginning in early 2022.

July 1, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic not over, concerns over Delta Variant growing

Nearly 68% of active duty personnel have been vaccinated against COVID-19 with at least one dose. But that still leaves many service members vulnerable to the delta variant of the virus, health officials at the Pentagon said.

July 1, 2021

I Am Navy Medicine – Lt. Caitlin Sleight, clinical psychologist - at NMRTC Bremerton

The junior officer of the quarter at for Navy Medicine Readiness Training Command (NMRTC) Bremerton admittedly could not have envisioned her current status in Navy Medicine.

June 29, 2021

New COVID-19 Delta Variant: What you need to know to stay safe

A new and increasingly dangerous variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is rapidly sweeping across the globe. This new variant appears to spread faster, cause more severe disease and is more likely to result in hospitalization. Also, younger people appear to be more susceptible to the new strain, known as the Delta variant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 29, 2021

PTSD: Seeking out Mental Health Care is the First Step to Wellness

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- Service members, family members and veterans who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder may repeatedly re-experience their ordeal as nightmares, flashbacks or frightening thoughts, especially when exposed to events that remind them of their original trauma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 29, 2021

Fireworks, flames and safety

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.—The Fourth of July is celebrated annually through traditions such as barbeques, parties and fireworks, however, it is also a prime time for unnecessary injuries.

June 29, 2021

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Definitions and Treatment Options

Posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, can occur after someone goes through or sees a traumatic event such as combat exposure, sexual or physical abuse, a serious accident, natural disaster or an assault.

June 28, 2021

59th MDW treats transgender service members

Earlier this year, President Joe Biden signed an executive order making it possible for transgender service members to openly serve in the military, which further strengthened the Transgender Health Medical Evaluation Unit at the 59th Medical Wing.

June 28, 2021

PTSD Awareness: Removing the Stigma and Seeking Help

“Even in times of trauma, we try to maintain a sense of normality until we no longer can. That, my friends, is called surviving. Not healing. We never become whole again ... we are survivors. If you are here today... you are a survivor. But those of us who have made it through hell and are still standing? We bare a different name: warriors.” – Lori Goodwin, U.S. Air Force Veteran.

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